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Paralegal

Company: Law Offices of Elizabeth A. Douglas, PLLC
Location: White Plains
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our law office is growing and we are looking for experienced family law paralegals to join our team and help us handle our explosive growth. We pride ourselves on being an innovative and enterprising family law firm in every respect. We are passionate about helping clients through their most difficult trials when their families are at risk. If you are interested in growing professionally and personally in an environment that promotes growth in a collegial atmosphere, this may be the opportunity for you.

We have built our solid reputation by taking care of clients. We are dedicated to providing a workplace that you will love. Law is mentally and physically tough, but with the right team, and positive atmosphere, you will be able to provide clients with the top-notch service that they deserve while feeling good about yourself and your accomplishments. We value our employees and want everyone to success and have a fantastic career. We expect our paralegals to focus on the mission to develop stronger families by empowering clients to make healthy choices.

Responsibilities: Prepare and draft pleadings, motions, judgments, net worth statements, documents, and other routine correspondence (e.g., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.) Prepare and review discovery demands, including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories, and production requests Conduct legal research Coordinate discovery compliance and financial investigation Maintain the Firms calendar and case files Schedule appointments, Court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings Prepare trial notebooks, and provide assistance with trial preparation Maintain effective communication with clients.

Qualifications: Minimum of two (2+) years of solid litigation/discovery experience in New York State Completed a course of study for Paralegals offered by a college or university, as evidenced by a Certificate or equivalent experience.
3+ years experience in a law firm. Experience as a legal secretary or legal assistant is especially pertinent, and candidates with this background will be given preference.
The successful candidate will be tech-savvy and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet Research You care deeply about helping clients through excellent work product and client communication You take pride in your work You smile when you answer the phone You are an amazing scheduler with a sickening degree of attention to detail You are very good with calendars, e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and the internet Your middle name is No Drama You are an awesome juggler of tasks and can change gears quickly You do not think scanning and copying are beneath you

About Company: The Law Offices Of Elizabeth A. Douglas, PLLC,is not like other law firms. We are innovative in every respect. Our Firm focuses on family law. We are passionate about helping our clients through their most difficult trials when their families are at risk. If you are interested in growing professionally and personally in an environment that promotes growth in a collegial atmosphere, this may be the place for you. We value our team. We want you to succeed and to have a fantastic legal career.

Keywords: Law Offices of Elizabeth A. Douglas, PLLC, White Plains , Paralegal, Other , White Plains, New York

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